Jennifer Walz

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These Are the Most Googled Beauty Questions by Country

Lots of us tap our besties when we’re in need of an answer to a burning question that relates to beauty, but we never forget about the plethora of info search engines offer. It’s no surprise that Google can provide legit info when it comes to hard-to-answer beauty questions, but what <i>is</i> surprising …

5 Health Foods Every Kitchen Should Have

<i>The five underrated health food ingredients you should be buying (even if you don't wear Teva's).</i><p>Packed with shelves of kombucha, green juice bars, and wheatgrass, you could very easily breeze past natural food shops in favor of a grocery store that sells ice cream made from actual dairy and …

Food

Your How-to-Host-Everything Guide

You don’t have to wait for a birthday or anniversary to gather your favorite people for good food and drinks. But if you do feel like you need an excuse to get together, here’s one: Now’s the time to celebrate the last days of summer while welcoming the arrival of fall. And whether you do it by …

Food

Remodeling 101: Butcher Block Countertops

Warm and accommodating, butcher block is an affordable countertop material with a lot going for it. Maintain them regularly and butcher block …

Baking Basics

Home Production Skills<p>Baking a simple loaf of bread or even a pie and the ingredients they contain sets up the beginning of your food storage plan …

10 Best Fruit Cutting Hacks Because Life Is Hard

Enjoy the fruits of your labor.<p>We owe a lot to many of our ancestors, but whoever discovered how to cut a watermelon and bag it in thirty seconds was a real pioneer.<p>We don't know why the best-tasting, most nutritious fruits have to be the hardest to get into, but we no longer have the right to …

Food

8 Things You Never Knew About Your Butt

There's a reason why your butt is bigger than your boyfriend's.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Your butt muscles are the largest muscles in your whole body.</b> Think about it, your butt has to keep your whole torso up (and the stronger your butt muscles are, the higher you can jump, if that's a thing you need to do). So you can do …

University of Oxford

4 Simple Ways to Use Periscope for Your Business

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Periscope is the popular live video streaming app purchased by Twitter in March 2015. It’s the Instagram of live video streaming, offering users the opportunity to see the world through the eyes of someone else. Users have the capability to …

5 Ways You're Hydrating Wrong

<b>Mistake #2: Insisting on Eight Glasses a Day</b> <br>It's time to kick this adage to the curb: The Institute of Medicine actually recommends 11.4 cups per day, although hydration needs vary from person to person. The exact amount of H2O you need is dependent on your size and weight. And since you can also …

A scientist who studies psychopaths found out he was one by accident — and it completely changed his life

A neuroscientist at the UC Irvine School of Medicine, Fallon (not to be confused with Jimmy Fallon, the popular TV host) first began studying the brains of murderers, rapists, and other criminals in the mid-1990s, when his university got its first PET brain-imaging machine. But he didn't start …

10 Healthy Breakfasts With (at Least!) 15 Grams of Protein

Eating breakfast — and definitely not skipping it — is essential for revving up your metabolism if you've got weight loss on the mind. What you eat is also important, and no, a breakfast full of carbs like a bowl of cereal or a bagel isn't the best choice. Getting enough protein is key, and …

Healthy Eating

26 Complete Proteins to Lose Weight and Build Muscle

There’s no denying that our culture is <i>obsessed</i> with eating protein. So it should come as no surprise that vegans and vegetarians are constantly …

Nutrition

9 Female Athletes Speak Candidly About Their Body Hang-Ups

You're not the only one who gets self-conscious sometimes.<p>If any women were totally comfortable with their bodies, you'd think it'd be the fittest ones on the planet: athletes who compete at their sports' most elite levels. But we noticed a trend in the quotes female sports stars shared in <i>ESPN The</i> …

6 Old-School Latin Beauty Tips That Really Work

Your abuela has sworn by these for years, and now science backs her up.<p>Has your <i>abuela</i> ever told you to put mayonnaise in your hair? Does she swear by olive oil for your fingertips and apple vinegar to prevent dandruff? If you answered yes to any of these, you're not alone. Latina grandmothers have …

27 Healthy Breakfasts Under 400 Calories For When You're In A Rush

Because hectic mornings shouldn't keep you from enjoying the best meal of the day.

Healthy Eating

How to make the best-ever sangria

What makes sangria the most loved drink of the summer? Is it the wine? The brandy? Or the stirring with love?<p>Is there a more summery drink than sangria? The answer is no. (Back off, mojito). When it comes to seasonal sipping, sangria fits the bill for the fairest season of them all. Simply put, …

Alcohol

Stop This One Bad Habit and You'll Increase Productivity 40 Percent | Inc.com

You know that multitasking is a bad idea. You may even know that frequent multitasking shrinks your brain and lowers your IQ. But did you know that, far from saving you time, multitasking cuts your productivity by a whopping 40 percent?<p>That frightening number comes from Devora Zack, CEO of Only …

Productivity

Super spreads! 4 must-try DIY nut butter recipes that are healthy and delicious

Folks are slathering nut butter on everything from apples to gluten-free toast, and also stirring them into smoothies and even using them to top kale chips. Nut butters are rich in healthy monounsaturated fats and are also a good source of plant-based protein, making them a key element of vegan and …

The Surprising Things Your Eye Color Says About Your Health

See an optometrist ASAP.<p>You know your eyes can speak volumes about your feelings—but some research suggests they can also say a lot about your health: Because certain eye colors are associated with certain health conditions, anyone who can identify their own eye color should be able to estimate …

12 Daily Habits of Super-Happy Couples

It really is the little things.<p>Getty Images<p>You know those couples who are so darn cute all the time? Those people who are so in love and just seem to have it all figured out? <i>What</i> is their secret? Well, it might be simpler than you think. We asked real women and relationship experts to share some of …

5 Impactful Digital Marketing Takeaways from MNSearch Summit

In order to be an effective digital marketer, it’s imperative that you understand the role that search plays in all of your marketing initiatives. …

Marketing

Overuse of nursing home antibiotics may put all residents at risk | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Some nursing home facilities prescribe antibiotics more often than others, which is tied to increased health risks, even for residents who don’t receive the medications, according to a new study.<p>About two-thirds of nursing home residents receive antibiotic treatment of some kind …

Microbiology

8 Homes That Are as Quirky as They Are Tiny

Vanilla Caramel Brownie

There are plenty of recipes out there claiming to be the “ultimate brownie”, but like most things in life, the qualities that make for the ultimate …

Recipes

Snacks That Are Secretly Unhealthy

You go to spin class regularly, you drink the recommended ounces of water daily and aside from the occasional slice of office birthday cake, you consider yourself a pretty virtuous snacker. Or are you?<p>Turns out, lots of so-called health foods are hiding way more bad-for-you stuff than you might …

Spiced Salmon Kebabs

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 25 min<p>Here's a little trick: Thread salmon pieces onto two skewers so they don't flip and spin every time you turn them on the grill.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano<p>2 teaspoons sesame seeds<p>1 teaspoon ground cumin<p>1 teaspoon kosher …

Seafood

7 Meditation Apps to Try Now

In this overstimulated and hyper-distracted digital age, with a jam-packed schedule and abundance of choices at every juncture, making time (and brain space) for meditation—the self-proclaimed secret weapon of everyone from <b>Gisele Bündchen</b> to <b>Arianna Huffington</b>—can feel next to impossible.<p>Ask around, …

56 New Ways to Repurpose a Mason Jar This Summer

We know, we know, Mason jars again? Believe it or not, this uber-versatile craft goodie is still being reinvented. From summer cocktail glasses to hanging planters and even mosquito-fighting candles, your collection of mason jars can take on a new meaning with just a simple dip of paint and a bit …

Chill Out With These 19 Frozen Drink Recipes

It’s getting hot in here. Time to put that Vitamix to good use and start making some blended drinks to help you cool off. If you’re looking for something to serve with Taco Tuesday or 4th of July, or simply just something to enjoy while you’re lounging in the pool, we’ve got you covered with these …